Dwight L. “Sonny” Bowman, age 64, of Medora, IL, passed away on the evening of January 12, 2021, at his home.
He was born December 10, 1956, in Jerseyville, IL, to the late Harold and Shirley (Gross) Bowman.
On August 22, 1980, Sonny married Debra Dixon, in Kane, Illinois. She survives.
Together they have three children who will miss him dearly: Kristen (Trevor) Crawford of Seguin, TX, Aaron (Sarah) Bowman of Brighton, IL, Craig Bowman of Medora, IL. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Addison and Alese Crawford, Mackenzie Hampsey, Parker Bowman; two sisters, Donna (Don) Phillips of Fieldon, IL, Rona (Dan) Krueger of Medora, IL; and two brothers, Keith (Diane) Bowman of Chesterfield, IL, Richard (Amy) Bowman of Brighton, IL.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Bowman.
Prior to retirement, Sonny worked as a truck driver and technician for Shared Medical Services. He was a member of the Jersey County Fair Board and Medora Cemetery Association.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 18, 2021, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Medora, IL.
Graveside service will follow at Kane Cemetery in Kane, IL.
Cremation rites have been accorded and entrusted to Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton, IL.
Memorials in Sonny’s memory may be left to Southwestern Sports Booster Club, Jersey County Fair Association or Medora Ambulance Service.
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